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new wok fired shrimp, another american chinese creation from panda express. tonight more than a dozen residents of a homeless camp in santa clara county are searching for a new place to live. good evening. thanks for joining us. i'm eric thomas. 17 people live at hope village in san jose. it may not sound like many people but supporters say it was making a positive dent in a bigger issue, homelessness. just one of the subjects we're tackling here at abc 7. according to the last point in time census in 2017, there were 4,350 homeless individual in the
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city. of those, only 26% had shelter. abc 7 news reporter lisa joinsns us live in the newsroom. >> the tent city residents had become a family of sorts but as of 1:00 tomorrow they'll have to be out. tnight lots of last minute packing. imagine packing everything you own in a hurry from the only place that's felt like home in years. >> we're all pretty sad. i'm thankful we have a place to go for now and a lot of us are together. >> this is the reason the tent city is forced to close. the faa sent san jose a letter saying this area is unfit for residential use because of the airplane noise. the city promised ed td to loo another lot for the village. but they have not been able to secure land to relocate it. the camp has given the residents moment vouchers for 30 days.
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>> the city and the county never followed through on their commitment to find another location. we are convinced that the staff did that deliberately. >> while many are angry about the situation, others admit they're scared. >> he saved me, you know? i don't know where i'm going to be next. i'm not a strong street person. >> aside from this place being locked and secure, this were amenities they'd gotten used to it. over here there were showers. there was also a kitchen and over here there was regular trash pickup. now it's time move to one of the two moments the city is offering for temporary housing. >> it's nice being in a moment but that was home. >> after the 30 days at the moment are up, just about everyone that once lived in the tent city expect to return to the streets.
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>> finding solutions to the bay area's issues can come in many forms. we invite you to share your ideas by joining our better bay area facebook group. right now police are searching for an attacker armed with a sword who slashed a victim outside a popular san francisco roller rink. police said the attacker was wearing a red make america great again hat. this happened last night outside the skating rink church of 8 wheels. police say the victim approached the suspect walking past him which is when the suspect's hat fell off. the suspect then took out the sword and attacked the victim. the victim's hand was cut but they're expected to be okay. the family of a 4-year-old oakland boy who was shot in the head is asking for his father to be released from prison so he can see his injured son. the family says navon jackson has no brain activity and is on life support. they want a temporary releaease
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from prison. the child found a gun under a bed wednesday and accidentally shot himself. bystanders helped save the lives of three swimmers this afternoon off pacifica state beach. surfers saw the trio struggling and paddled up to them and helped them get back to the beach. all three were conscious and alert in the ambulance. if you were outside today and this afternoon, it was very sunny blue skies, just a few clouds out there. is that going to last? >> we're certainly wrapping up a beautiful start to the weekend. made it well into the 60s and 70s earlier today and tonight. it's gorgeous out there. life lo it's calm out there. temperature in the 50s. let's get you into tomorrow. tomorrow morning if you're out early, temperatures starting out
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mainly in the 40s in our coolest spots. sun very efficient at warming us up so by midday we have spots getting very close to 70 degrees. high pressure off the coast is going to keep that sunshine intact tomorrow. and tomorrow will actually be warmer than today was. but that warm dry stretch does not last long. look at the rain chances over the next seven days and they come back as early as monday. we'll take a look at how warm we get tomorrow afternoon and the next chance of rain in the full forecast. get updates from our weather team and monitor the forecast on the go with our abc 7 news app. abc 7 was in boston yesterday as augustine made his first court appearance for spending 10s of thousands of
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dl dollars to get his daughter into usc. a criminal conviction could jeopardize a winery's license. a father of four is fighting for his life tonight after a fight in the dodger stadium parking lot. los angeles police say an argument between two men opening day turned violent. a puchb a punch was therown knocking on man to the ground, fracturing his school. security was increased at dodger stadium in 2011 after a series of attacks. facebook's mark zuckerberg is calling for more government regulation on the internet. today in an opinion piece, the ceo said that regulators should be working with companies to make major decisions to set a legal standard for companies to follow and adhere to and approved security standard. he said the four areas that need
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to be addressed are harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability. facebook's chief operating officer cheryl sandberg offered her condolences to the victims of the new zealand terror attack. facebook came under scrutiny after the gunman live streamed the shooting. sandberg said she agrees social media must do more to strengthen rules for facebook live and to invest in technology to identify violent videos and prevent resharing. san francisco's landmarks turned their lights off for an hour tonight to call attention to climate change. san francisco city hall and the golden gate bridge were among the landmarks to go dark for earth hour. the lights went out at 8:30 tonight. bay area residents also took
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part in the effort. earth hour has become an annual event across the globe. still ahead, a movie about a former planned parenthood employee's journey to becoming against abortion hits theater this is weekend. the archdiocese of san francisco is weighing. we're looking at the ride share economy in the bay area, the great lengths some drivers are going to make ends meet. the rolling stones here in the bay area. why the band has postpon
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a controversial film about abor abortion is causing a lot of conversation. the film is based on a former planned parenthood clinic director who now opposes abortions. >> reporter: it's a story of abby johnson the youngest planned parenthood director who having seeing an ultrasound of an abortion resigned in 2009. >> that was when i really saw for the first time this living human being inside of the womb and seeing that baby fight and struggle for his life. >> johnson hopes her story helps other women. >> i just thought, well, i have another opportunity here to help facilitate healing for those who have been possibly hurt or touched by abortion in some way. >> in redwood city some movie-goers said the movie was
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so graphic. >> it was quiet. it's a pretty serious movie. it's not happy. the first part is very bloody. >> some who supportwomen's right to choose said the movie would not change their mind. >> well, i feel that a woman should have the right to choose what happens to her body. >> one group pro-life san francisco hopes this film starts conversations from both side. >> and understand the really poufl reas powerful reasons behind why somebody would feel my body, my choice. >> the controversy was seen on social media earlier today. the film's twitter account was suspended. twitter later explained the reason why was because it was linked to another account that violated its policies. in a statement about the film, planned parenthood said the claims in this film are simply false. planned parenthood is proud to provide expert, high quality health care to our patients including safe, legal abortion
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in a safe and compassionate environment. the archdiocese of san francisco also posted on facebook about the film. they included points from the catholic bishops and pointed out they do not promote or endorse films. they post continued saying the film may create opportunities to highlight the proclamation of the gospel of life in your diocese. the debate over abortion is playing out currently in many state houses nationwide. a woman's right to abortion in all 50 states was legalized with roe versus wade back in 1973. many states have or are in the process of passing their own laws that place limits on abortion. yesterday georgia lawmakers pass add bill that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected which can be as early as six weeks into the progress
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s pregnancy. three other states passed heartbeat bills but in each case federal judges ruled them unconstitutional. with the lyft ipo on friday, many attention is being paid to the so-called gig economy, especially ride sharing you'll also find them sleeping in their cars overnight. >> i laid back and sleep in my car certain nights. the hotels are so expensive you use your money up driving just staying in the hotels. a lot of drivers out here do it. they're not homeless. they're just coming down here to work. >> tomorrow we'll show you one day in the life of an uber driver. rolling stones fans are
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going to have to wait for the band to return to the bay area. ♪ >> the band has postponed all upcoming concert dates including their may 18th pormerformance a levi stadium so mick jagger is receive medical treatment he is expected to make a full recovery. the tour was expected to start april 20th in miami. jagger sent a tweet this morning apologizing and saying i'm devastated for having to postpone the tour but i'll be working very hard to be back on stage as soon as i can. a spokesperson from levi stadium said they'll work to reschedule the show and anyone with a ticket should contact ticket master for policy information. weather-wise it's going to be fantastic tomorrow. it's a little bit warmer to
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finish out the weekend. then we'll track rains return. live doppler 7 tonight, though, the sweep across the region, we are dry and we will remain dry the next 24 hours. a very quiet picture of the san francisco skyline, mainly clear skies across the region, but with the sunshine and this warmer weather we're starting to see a lot of things bloom over the past couple of weeks. tree pollen right now is at moderate levels. your main offenders are cedar, juniper, oak and pine krtrees a this current week. mold spores are on the rise as well. the uv index is on the high side tomorrow as well. have that sunscreen on, protect your skin. temperatures right now, we're still really comfortable. as we approach midnight 55 in oakland, 52 in fremont.
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54 in san francisco. right now santa rosa currently at 51. most spots over the next 12 hours will likely settle in the mid if not lower 40s under mainly clear skies. tomorrow is a really beautiful day. a little bit of coastal fog first thing, but a lot of sunshine throughout the day. by midday, we have spots getting very close to 70 degrees. into the afternoon you'll notice some high clouds ahead of our next storm system on-month-old. but it's a dry day tomorrow and ahead of that storm we're going to be warm in the 60s and 70s. 75 for san jose tomorrow afternoon. 74 in cupertino. afternoon high clouds along the peninsula. 71 in redwood city. san francisco tomorrow about 66. 63 for daly city. 74 the high in napa, about 73 in
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petaluma, 71 in san rafael. east bay bright and beautiful tomorrow, about 69 in berkeley. inland we're warm in the mid 70s tomorrow afternoon. if you head to the coliseum taking in the a's game tomorrow, sunny skies, mild, a first pitch temperature near 70 degrees. remember that uv index is on the high side. make sure you wear the cap and put the sunscreen on. future weather, by monday changes are coming. we see a lot of clouds monday, it's a mainly over cast day. then thundershowers begin to enter the forecast. here's the accuweather seven day forecast. sunny and warm tomorrow. scattered light showers on tuesday. a little bit of a break wednesday. thursday, friday and saturday showers in the forecast. and right now very light in
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a warm weather san francisco tradition returns tomorrow. pres presidio picnic is kicking off its eighth season. more than 30 food trucks, lawn games, crafts for kids and live music. the picnic happens every sunday from 11-4 through early october. it was a good day for bay area teams. except for one which we'll get to later. a successful day for most of the bay area teams including the two baseball clubs.
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you know it's a good night when the bat flips start co
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the a's have the defense. they have the offense. the one question entering this season was the starting pitching. brett anderson is the third starter on this home stand to provide some answers. the a's have a pretty good ball boy. check out this snag. the bullpen flinched but he didn't. he saved them. bases full of a's in the third. scotty sends the single up the middle. a's jump in front 2-0. a two-run shot to left.
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the a's take a four-run lead. there is that bat flip. anderson cruising in the sixth inning. chapman, look at that great play. anderson is the third straight a's starter to pitch fifth shutout inning. he struck out justin bauer to eliminate the threat. a's win 4-2. the three runs the giants scores in the sixth inning tonight are more than they've scored in the last two combined. dereck rodriguez strikes out cordero. no score in the sixth. solarte drills the ball down the line. evan longoria drives in sin sinn s
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larte. longoria scores but watch it's a one run game for will smith. he locks down the giants first one of the 2019 season. 3-2 the final. the sharks needed overtime to snap their seven-game losing streak. san jose secured home ice in the first round of the playoffs. they had to fight for it. 2-2 in the third. fires and scores. 3-2 sharks. 30 seconds later an identical goal, this time for the golden knight. 3-3. in overtime sharks are on the power play. burns, the one-timer and team teal is finally snapping that
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seven-game losing skid. >> you want to win those games. no matter what happened in the past, obviously we needed a win too. yeah. it's just nice to get one. >> it was a hard fought game tonight. it's good to get back into the win column. i think we secured home ice. it was a goodwin for win for u. >> did that feel like a playoff game? >> yeah. you could get away with murder out there so yeah, that was a ma playoff game. >> four games remaining in the sharks regular season. they need to carry that momentum into the post season. much more to come on abc 7 news at 1 1:00. a college student killed, a man under arrest. police say the last time the student was seen she was getting into a car she mistook for an uber. plus, the possible economic
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good evening. i'm eric thomas. san jose's hope village is moving residents into a temporary hotel tomorrow after the faa told the city the area is unfit for residential use because of airplane noise. the city did not give them a new location to move to. the county did provide moment vouchers for 30 days. the family of a 4-year-old oakland boy who was shot in the head is asking for his father to be released from prison so he
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can see his son. the child found a gun under a bed wednesday and accidentally shot himself. mark zuckerberg is calling for more government regulation on the internet. he said that regulators should be working with companies to set a legal security standard, especially for harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability. the u.s. border patrol is reacting to the threat that the president is making about closing the border with mexico. >> reporter: beto o'rourke officially launching his presidential candidacy from el paso, texas. >> this community has welcomed generations of immigrants from across the rio grande, some having traveled hundreds of miles, some having traveled
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thousands of miles. >> reporter: praising the pro immigrant stance of his community just one day after president trump demanded mexican authorities put an end to the influx of migrants, promising he'll shut down the border if not. that threat raising serious concerns. >> for us the uncertainty is the worst. >> reporter: a border shutdown would cause severe economic consequences. >> you're going to lose a billion dollars a day to stop a few families from coming through. it doesn't make sense. >> reporter: the president's threat coming just as a new caravan of asylum seekers is crossing mexico toward the u.s. border. the president is cutting off all aid to honduras, and el salvador. so far mexican reaction to the border shutdown threat is muted.
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mexico's president saying, i'm not going to start an argument over this. the u.s. border patrol issuing a statement saturday saying they're overwhelmed by the influx of migrants. with most shelters filled beyond capacity it has begun processing non-criminal family units for mediate immediate release. governor newsom released a statement saying this president is demonizing legal asylum seekers fleeing violence. newsom scheduled to visit salvador next week. the trump administration calls it a cascading crisis at the u.s. southern border. a surge of migrants into the u.s. creating a humanitarian crisis. >> i think that the president is
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entirely misguided. >> reporter: this man immigrated to the u.s. with his family. he's now the northern california executive director for the aclu which celebrated the organization's 100th birthday. he believes president trump is wrong. >> the porter is the port of entry for commerce, for people. shutting the border is a misguided attempt by the president. >> reporter: congresswoman jackie speier doesn't know what to make of the president's threat. >> i'm getting to the point where i think the president just cries wolf too many times. >> reporter: the president of san francisco hispanic republicans says shut it down. he supports trump's idea to calm the border crisis. >> that border is controlled by the drug cartels and it's controlled by criminals. it is not controlled by the mexican government or the u.s. government. somebody has to be an adult and take control.
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>> reporter: the president trump makes good on the threat, the aclu says it plans to get involved with court action opposing the move. police have made an arrest in the death of a young south carolina university student. 24-year-old nathaniel david roland has been arrested in the death of samantha josephson. she was seen getting into a stranger's car around 2:00 a.m. last friday. police believe she mistook the car for an uber ride she had called earlier. >> we know she had summoned an uber and we believe that she mistakenly got into this car thinking it was an uber ride. >> friends later called police saying she never came home and wasn't answering her phone. her father wrote on facebook it is with tremendous andness that i post this. i will miss and love my baby girl for the rest of life. >> i was devastated.
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we're best friends with the family. we've known them since sammy was born. >> josephson was set to graduate in may. president trump has stepped in to help a navy seal accused of murdering an islamic state prisoner of war. the president sent a tweet saying presidential operations chief edward gallagher will soon be moved to less restrictive n confinement while he awaits his day in court. gallagher is being held at a brig in san diego accused of shooting two civilians in iraq and opening fire on crowds. investigators working on behalf of amazon founder jeff bezos say saudis private information including information from his phone. the results of the investigation
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have been turned over to federal officials. investigators believe bezos is a major target of the kingdom's crown prince. still ahead, a group of local students just returned from a journey of discovery. >> saw a whole lot of stu i'd never seen before. >> for this trip it's about both the journey and the destination. why organizers say the adventure ends up benefitting all of us. >> and we saw a whole lot of sunshine today. tomorrow those temperatures even
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a group of high school students returned to san francisco today after spending the last nine days in ghana as part of the operation genesis trip. every year the department takes a group of students to africa for a trip focused on self-discovery and pride. >> i learned about my history. >> they're going to learn to better themselves and improve
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their community by starting with each other. >> officer johnson started operation genesis in 2014. hundreds of girls today learned about the power of pers perseverance. elementary and middle schoolgirls heard inspiring stories from women leaders. they shared how they broke down barriers to make their dreams come true. let's get one final check of the weather with drew tuma. >> a cool night but not as cold as we typically get this time of year. clear skies, 48 in san francisco tonight, 48 in oakland. tomorrow it's a bright day, a
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lot of sunshine. it's a mild to warm afternoon out this. a little co a little cooler on the coast. highs on your sunday, it's going to be a little bit warmer of the finish to the weekend compared to highs today. 74 in fremont. 66 in the city tomorrow. 71 in san rafael. dry and warm tomorrow, chance of a shower in the north bay on monday. a lot of cloud cover for everybody else. widespread rain on tuesday. brief break thursday. more showers in the forecast for thursday, friday and saturday. stanford over came some poor shooting with a season high performance off the bench. it was the super reserve who
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stanford matched up against missouri state, the last double digit seed in the sweet 16. the team shot a season low 25% from the field. now the junior guard is the younger sister of russell wilson who was in chicago. alana smith with a nice pass to wilson who laid it in. a six-point cardinal lead. next possession, fast break for stanfo stanford. there's wilson again. she was on fire. stanford in the third. wilson drains the three. she ends up with a season high 11. she out scored four starters for the cardinals. stanford will face notre dame in
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the elite eight. men's elite eight purdue and virginia over a minute to play. carson edward banks in the three. purdue up by two. clark gets the ball and passes ahead. hunter muscles into the paint and scores. virginia with a one-point lead. five seconds to play. last chance for purdue. edwards pass, out of bounds. virginia holds onto win 80-75 and is headed to the final four. elite eight matchup between texas tech and gonzaga. six-point lead for texas tech. gonzaga comes up with it. josh perkins knocks down the big three. zags within two. josh perkins reached over the baseline and knocked it loose,
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gets called for the technical. so texas tech is heading to the final four. 75-69 the final. deep breaths. last night was a game the warriors won't soon forget. curry might see a fine after he did not hold back his opinion on the officiating in their loss. look at this. no foul was called. warriors think that one was even worse. kevin durant was fouled going up for the shot. but not only does does does does count, the warriors believe it should have been a four-point play. after the game, the visibly frustrated warriors sounded off on the referee. >> you'd have to ask the mvp of tonight mark. >> i don't know what else to
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say. kind of mind boggling. >> i want to keep my money. >> lebron james' first season in los angeles is officially over. the lakers are shutting down james for the last six games of the season to help his strained groin fully recover. james averaged 27 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists a game over 55 games this season. that's by far the fewest games he's played in a season in his 16-year career. his early exit also breaks his streak of 13 straight playoff appearances and 8 straight appearances in the nba finals. look at this. these are the things that did not exist the last time james missed a post season. there are a lot. can you imagine life without your iphone? that's absolutely crazy. tiger woods beat rory mcelroy
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this morning to advance to the afternoon's quarterfinal round. it's the further woods has gone in a tournament in more than a decade. he took a lead a third of the way through the quarterfinal. on the 12th hole he birdies to stay one up. on the 16 th hole check out thi long distance putt. it is good for eagle. th they're all tied heading to the 17th. on the 18th woods makes his most critical mistake. he needs par. it lips out. the quakes hosting the l.a. football club. this was a long afternoon. no score in the aieighth
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he whiffs on the kick. in the 68th minute rossi loops one home, makes it 5-0. and that was the final. the globetrotters keep taking their trick shots to absolutely crazy levels. attempting to make a bucket from a roller coaster inside the mall of america in minnesota. oh yeah. he drains it. that is absolutely unbelievable. i do wonder how many times do you have to ride that roller coaster before he got that shot? >> right. >> once, i'm sure. >> okay. once. i think he probably tossed his lunch a couple times. >> oh ye of little faith. i've seen drew make that shot dozens of times. >> that's it for tonight.
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i'm eric thomas. abc 7 news continues tomorrow morning at 5:00. thank you so much for joining us. have a great evening and an even better morning.
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